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Unst, Burrafirth, Norse Mill

Horizontal Mill (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Unst, Burrafirth, Norse Mill

Classification Horizontal Mill (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Stackhoull

Canmore ID 175

Site Number HP61SW 26

NGR HP 6072 1406

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Shetland Islands
  • Parish Unst
  • Former Region Shetland Islands Area
  • Former District Shetland
  • Former County Shetland

Archaeology Notes

HP61SW 26 6072 1406

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(Location cited as HP 607 142). Norse Mill, Burrafirth, 19th century or earlier. The altered, but substantial, ruins of a mill, coverted to a 'plantacrub' (plant shelter). Inside is a pair of stones of diameter about 30ins (0.76m).

J R Hume 1977.

HP 6550 1650 - HP 5650 0050 A walkover survey in advance of refurbishment to the 11Kv hydro-electric line was undertaken in 1999. The following sites were identified:

HU 6072 1406 Horizontal mill reused as planticrub.

Sponsor: Scottish Hydro-Electric plc

B Simpson 2000.


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